A serial entrepreneur and multi-award winning dentist. Voted no.38 in the 2018 Top 50 most influential UK dentists. Winner of Best Young Dentist at the Dental Awards 2016. CEO of Dental Beauty Group - one of the fastest growing dental groups in the UK. Founder and CEO of Brushlink, an award winning revolutionary device and app that transforms any toothbrush, manual or electric, into a ‘smart toothbrush’. Principal and Clinical Director of 'Dental Beauty Swanley', a busy multi award winning six surgery mixed dental practice based in Swanley and proud winners of 'Best Practice London' at the 2016 Dentistry Awards and 'Most Improved Practice UK' at the prestigious 2017 Private Dentistry Awards. Co-founder of the UK’s largest dental professional network (dentalcircle.com) with a membership of over half of the UK dental market. Dental Circle offers a unique online and offline platform for networking, recruitment, courses and mentoring. National Lecturer, Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS England Foundation Dentist Trainer and serves on the editorial board of Dentistry.co.uk and the Young Dentist magazine.
Sanjay Talwar qualified from Cardiff in 1999. He has been a practice owner since 2006 and owns a six surgery, mixed practice in the West Midlands, where he works with a team of six associates who provide both NHS and private dentistry. Sanjay is yet to decide on when he will commence his succession planning, however as a strategic thinker he is already considering key reasons as to why he would choose to sell his practice and what areas of improvement he is focussing on to ensure that when he implements his exit strategy he will secure the best return on his investment. Sanjay is happy to share his experiences and thoughts alongside the other panel members.
Dr Nilesh R. Parmar has a special interest in implant dentistry and dental sedation for nervous patients, dividing his time between his seven-surgery practice in Southend-On-Sea and a multi-disciplinary practice in Blackheath.
In 2014, Nilesh was voted ‘Young Dentist of the Year’ at The Dental Awards and ‘Best Young Dentist’ in the East of England in 2009 at the Dentistry Awards. His practice Parmar Dental was voted ‘Best Hi-tech Practice’ at the 2015 Private Dentistry Awards.
One of a few dentists in the UK to have a degree from all three London Dental Schools, education is important to Nilesh. In his quest for constant self-development, Nilesh recently completed his Executive MBA at Imperial College Business School, helping him develop his skills within the business aspects of running a dental practice.
A natural-born speaker, Nilesh regularly speaks at key conferences, webinars and business meetings nationally and internationally, on the topics of dental implants, CAD/CAM and digital technology. Nilesh has a never-ending passion for his work, offering training and mentoring to dentists starting out in implant dentistry and readily accepts referrals for this procedure. More information can be found on his website www.drnileshparmar.com.
Frank Taylor & Associates
Lis Hughes is Managing Director of Frank Taylor & Associates, the UK’s most successful sales agent.
Lis has worked in the dental sector for many years and offers a depth of understanding in what does and does not work and which pitfalls are best avoided when buying or selling a dental practice. Working with both vendors and purchasers during a transaction, Lis has a recognised knowledge and understanding of the business side of dentistry.
David Brewer has a long established reputation of arranging funding in the healthcare sector dating back over 25 years.
Since 2010, David, as Director and co-owner of award winning Healthcare Finance Brokerage FTA Finance has acted for thousands of healthcare professionals providing guidance and advice and has developed a strong reputation for delivering a reliable, pro-active and friendly hassle free service.
Being directly authorised by the FCA and with NACFB membership FTA Finance are now ideally placed to help businesses of all shapes, sizes and professions. With established contacts at the major banks and smaller specialist providers, David and his team are able to formulate a business plan and source a wide range of funding packages - his advice and knowledge can and WILL make all the difference when applying for finance.